Coast Guard seizes 4 miles of illegal gill net off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard seizes 4 miles of illegal gill net off South Padre Island, Texas
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Station South Padre Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew seizes illegal gill net, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 near the U.S. and Mexico border. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 4 miles of illegal gill net about 1,000 yards off South Padre Island, Sunday. At 11:49...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 48-year-old man near Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 48-year-old man near Fort Myers Beach
CLEARWATER, Fla. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 48-year-old boater in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, Monday. The search for Jeffery John Reinhardt, 48, of Englewood, Florida, was suspended at 12 p.m. Monday following nearly a three day search along the Gulf coast of Florida. At 11:08 p.m., Friday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach received a call from...

Coast Guard provides rescue assistance on Mt. Jefferson

Coast Guard provides rescue assistance on Mt. Jefferson
USCG file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard aircrews assisted several national and local agencies to search for a woman and her 32-year-old husband, who was reported to have fallen into a crevasse on Mt. Jefferson Monday. Over the course of more than 14 hours, two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria assisted in the pickup and delivery of 15 Corvallis Mountain...

Coast Guard repatriates 108 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 108 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton and Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr., repatriated 108 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday. These repatriations are a result of seven separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These were interdictions of Cuban nationals attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly...

Coast Guard medevacs boy from cruise ship Caribbean Princess off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs boy from cruise ship Caribbean Princess off Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 12-year-old boy from a cruise ship 10 miles offshore Galveston, Sunday evening. At 4:30 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the crew of the cruise ship Caribbean Princess for the medevac of a passenger suffering from abdominal pains. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot boat crew...

Coast Guard recovers body of M/V Berkay N crew member north of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard recovers body of M/V Berkay N crew member north of Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews located and recovered the body of a missing crew member from the 275-foot Chilean-flagged cargo vessel Berkay N Saturday, approximately 25 nautical miles north of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. The death and circumstances that caused Luis Leyva Aliaga,...

Coast Guard assists 2 from disabled boat in Houston Ship Channel

Coast Guard assists 2 from disabled boat in Houston Ship Channel
A Station Houston boat crew tows the disabled boat toward Sylvan Beach Sunday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kimberly Curran) HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two men when their boat stopped working near Morgan’s Point, Sunday afternoon. At approximately 11:45 a.m. the Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a distress call from a good Samaritan...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman
BOSTON — Coast Guard emergency crews medically evacuated an injured fisherman near Gloucester Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Gloucester boat crew was nearby on patrol when they received a call from the Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center stating the operator aboard the fishing vessel Webb II had suffered a severe hand injury and was requesting medical attention. The Coast Guard crew diverted...

Coast Guard monitoring sunken vessel near Stonington, Maine

Coast Guard monitoring sunken vessel near Stonington, Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is monitoring salvage efforts of a 42-foot fishing vessel that sank Friday at its mooring ball in Stonington, Maine. The Coast Guard Sector Northern New England command center in Portland, Maine was notified that the Marley Gabriella sank in about 70 feet of water with nearly 700 gallons of diesel fuel onboard. No one was aboard the Marley Gabriella when it sank. The Coast...